Alicia Klein

Job Title


Family medicine serving underserved patient populations. Acute and chronic disease management, women's health, and pediatrics.

Started at Bethel



  • Bethel University - Doctorate of Education , 2023
  • Rosalind Franklin University, North Chicago IL - Masters in Physician Assistant Studies , 2010


I am a PA that has worked in Family Practice since 2010. Along with being full-time PA faculty at Bethel University, I currently work weekly at a Minneapolis FQHC clinic and love serving a diverse patient population in family practice! As faculty, I encourage students through interactive learning and enjoy mentoring students. I am passionate about people, holistic care, equality and diversity, wellness, and compassionate care toward everyone. I completed my doctoral degree in education in 2023 and have a scholarly focus on PA education and the doctoral degree for PAs. 

Courses Taught

Pathophysiology Course Series

Assessment and Diagnostics Course Series and Lab

History and Physical Exam Lab

Clinical Reasoning Course and Lab

Clinical Medicine Modules (Endocrine, Pediatrics), and Guest Lectures


Didactic Instructor of the Year, 2017


Academic Leadership in PA Education: A cross-sectional analysis of the association with doctoral degree, gender, and minority status. Lucy W Kibe DrPH, PA-C; Gerald Kayingo PhD, PA-C; Alicia Klein MS, PA-C, Katrina Schrode PhD. (Peer Reviewed: 2022 AAPA and PAEA Conference Poster)

Reasons clinical coordinators intend to leave their jobs. Alicia Klein MS, PA-C, Lucy W Kibe DrPH, PA-C; Katrina Schrode PhD; Gerald Kayingo PhD, PA-C. (Peer Reveiwed: 2022 PAEA Conference Poster). 

Surviving grad school and beyond. Alicia Klein MS, PA-C (2022 University of Northwestern Leadership Conference Presentation)

I Can’t Afford That: Serving the Vulnerable and Under-Insured. Alicia Klein MS, PA-C (2020 Spring MAPA Conference Presentation).

Certificates and Licenses

MN Board of Medical Practice



Professional Organizations, Committees, and Boards




Hobbies and Interests

Snowboarding, Mountain Biking, Kayaking 

Areas of expertise

Family Practice

Research interests

PA education Doctorate Degrees for PAs

Teaching specialty

Pathophysiology, Migraines, Pediatrics, Family-medicine perspectives